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Guest Picks: Little & Lovely Ways to Update a Living Room
I'm a busy mom of 4, looking for the lovely. In my spare minutes, I author: la la Lovely http://lalalovelythings.com/ ...A lifestyle blog with an eye for design in all areas of life, regularly featuring décor, design, style, travel, family, children, food + any other thing that may be lovely.
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Is your living room in need of a little update? Sometimes it just takes a few little things or one lovely statement piece to give a room a lift. You'll be amazed at the difference that adding the right piece can make in a room. — Trina from La La Lovely
Chrome Metal Adjustable Swing-arm Floor Lamp - $299.99
Adding a new lamp is always a bright idea, especially when you can find one that is a statement piece like this. This one piece will take a room from boring to bright in an instant.
Grape/Indigo Zig Cotton Dhurrie - $195
I love a patterned rug to instantly perk up a space. But don't be limited to using it on the floor. I would love to hang a fun rug on the wall as a statement piece.
Drum Stool/Table/Ottoman, White - $400
A little table with a lot of interest can make a big difference. I love the heavy design yet airy feel of this piece.
Recycled Metal Lanterns - $99
Sometimes adding overhead lighting is not an option, but hanging lanterns is always a possibility. A grouping like this would draw the eye up and add a perfect glow to set the mood for relaxation.
Tippetop Wooden Hooks - $22
These wooden hooks are a great way to add interest to a wall. I love that they are functional, but I also just love the look of them all on their own.
Kilim Pillow, Burst No. 2 - $82
Everybody knows the best and easiest way to update a living room is with pillows. I love this pattern that is colorful and neutral at the same time.
Folding Metal Bookcase - $349
Shelves are the greatest because they serve a purpose and add a ton of interest. I love this A-frame shelf, which would be perfect filled with books and interesting objects.
Songe Mirror - $99.99
I love how a mirror can instantly open up a room. I'd love to rest this one against a wall and string it with twinkle lights for extra drama.
Karlstad Sofa, Isunda Gray - $599
Changing out your couch doesn't always have to be super expensive. This sofa also has a range of covers, so you can continue to make updates.
The Weston by White Faux Taxidermy - $119.99
Not sure what to put over your mantel or behind your couch? Who doesn't love a faux deer head with glittery antlers? I know I do!
Senegalese Knitting Basket, Pink Dot - $55
I love using baskets for texture, color and interest, and of course for keeping blankets or toys in check. But I'd really love to put a plant in this basket for a really lively look.
Mini Triangle Wall Sticker, Black - $21
Wallpaper might be out of the budget, but wall stickers work great too. I'd love to create a fun pattern with these triangles.
Faceted Woodblock Side Table - $298
I love these woodblock side tables. Two would work great as a coffee table.
Abstract 05 by Spenderbuks - $45.66
Adding a new print or art piece to the wall is one of the best ways to make a fast and impacting update. I love the soothing colors and geometric shapes in this print.
Crochet Floor Cushion, Ecru by La Casa de Cotó - $65.41
Floor cushions are great for extra seating or for propping your feet up, but I love them just as much for the pretty design they add to any room.
Totem Votive Set - $28
Candles are always a great way to add ambience and a make a room inviting. I adore these stackable votives.
Marbled Potpourri Pyramid - $43
Freshen up your room by placing this marbled potpourri pyramid on top of a pile of interesting books on a coffee or end table.
Offi Mag Table, Birch - $199
Add a bit of quirk with a magazine rack. This one also works great as a catchall or even a footrest.
Porcelain Mini Vase - $22.97
Sometimes it is the littlest things that make the biggest difference. I love using many similar pieces to make a statement. These little ceramic vases are perfect for adding a big impact when grouped together, especially when flowers are added.